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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing),
Toucey, Isaac 1796- 1869 (search)
Toucey, Isaac 1796-1869 Statesman; born in Newtown, Conn., Nov. 5, 1796; received a private education; admitted to the bar in 1818; practised at Hartford, Conn.; member of Congress in 1835-39; governor of Connecticut in 1845. He served as Attorney-General of the United States in 1848-49; as a United States Senator in 1852-57; and as Secretary of the Navy in 1857-61. He then resumed the practice of law. He died in Hartford, Conn., July 30, 1869.
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard), Chapter
The Daily Dispatch: June 20, 1861., [Electronic resource], Will of
Will of Senator Douglas. --The will of the late Senator Dongies has been published-- He directs first the payment of his debts, and the surplus to be divided between his wife and his two sons; the wife taking one-half and the children such a quarter. His wife is appointed guardian of the children, and the and D. P Rhodes, of Cleveland, are appointed executors. A codicil provides for a portion for any child that may be born to him by his then wife and changes the partition above mentioned. The will is dated September 4th, 1867; the codict July 30th, 1869, and both are in the Senator's handwriting.